Increase in bushfire smoke decreases air quality and has negative health impacts.  This research assesses people’s willingness pay in order to control bushfire smoke and reduce its health risks.

Invasion of gamba grass in the Northern Territory increases fire fuel and bushfire smoke. Increase in bushfire smoke decreases air quality and has negative health impacts.  The aim of this study is to assess people’s willingness pay in order to control bushfire smoke and reduce its health risks. We also aim to assess what part of their willingness to pay is derived from altruism.

Collaborator/s

  • Vic Adamowicz, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada